What is National Adoption Day?

National Adoption Day is an effort to raise
awareness of the more than 100,000 children
in foster care waiting for permanent, loving families.


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Why is National Adoption Day so important?

This annual, one-day event has made the dreams of nearly 44,500 children come true.

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Where does National Adoption Day take place?

In every state, the District of Columbia,
Puerto Rico and Guam - nearly anywhere
people are willing to make it happen.


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How can I share my story?

We created the One Day Project for adoptees, adoptive parents and advocates to encourage others to consider foster care adoption. Share your story.


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When is National Adoption Day?

Celebrations take place nationwide each year
on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
This year, it’s November 23, 2013.


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How do I participate
in an event?

You may volunteer, attend or finalize
an adoption on National Adoption Day.
Get involved.


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